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Inside The Wire 349 | March 2013

Mats Gustafsson by Olaf Unverzart

The Masthead 4

Reviews Index 47

Letters 6

Bitstream 8 News and more from under the radar

Trip Or Squeek 9 Cartoon strip by Savage Pencil

Bites 10 Alexander Hawkins’s vital organ workouts; Powell’s mutant No Wave; Scheme AV Strategies’ cross-media synergy; plus Unofficial Channels

Charts 46

Out There 90 Festivals, concerts, gigs and club listings

Subscribe 97

Soundcheck 48 This month’s selected vinyl, CDs and downloads, including Autechre, My Bloody Valentine, Shuggie Otis, Swamp Dogg and Joseph Byrd, plus specialist columns, reissues and unusual formats

The Inner Sleeve 69 Aki Onda on Peter Beard’s Diary

Print Run 70 New music books: two takes on Arvo Pärt; Ian Svenonius’s rock ’n’ roll theory; Maria Chavez’s turntable secrets; and a new history of British jazz

On Screen 73 Films & DVDs: Sublime Frequencies’ The Divine River, plus Improv on film in Amplified Gesture

On Site 74 Exhibitions, installations, etc: Oskar Fischinger in Amsterdam, plus Listen To Your City in Copenhagen

On Location 75 Festival and concert reviews: Gaffer Fest in Lyon; Goblin in Melbourne; Anthony Braxton; Tropa Macaca and more

Collateral Damage 16 Alex Neilson finds common ground between folk music’s roots and its new digital routes

Global Ear Tegucigalpa 18 In the Honduran capital, resistant DIY music is thriving in the wake of a military coup. By Louise Morris

Cross Platform Lonnie Holley 20 Greg Tate charts the rise of the Alabama-born artist and neo-hoodoo musician whose sculptural memorials tell a secret history of black America

Invisible Jukebox Little Annie 22 Annie ‘Anxiety’ Bandez applies her history in punk, dub and torch song to The Wire’s mystery record selection. Tested by Dave Mandl

Ergo Phizmiz 26 Clive Bell meets the rogue collagist and radio artist who’s about to burst onto the stage with a Rabelaisian Techno opera

The Primer US hardcore 30 The precision-drilled punk songs of Bad Brains, Black Flag, Minor Threat and more set new standards of discipline for America’s underground in the early 1980s. Peter Shapiro offers a user’s guide

Mats Gustafsson 38 Behind the Swedish saxophonist’s confrontational sound is a musician committed to collective action, from power trios to 30 piece groups. By Daniel Spicer

Epiphanies 98 Revelations abound for Soul Jazz’s Stuart Baker via label lore, rare grooves and pop tapes

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